At the risk of being flamed : State of software

Ben Burdette bburdette at
Sun Aug 26 03:07:51 CEST 2007

>> For me LGPL is proper license for such device. It allows to write free
>> applications which will use any license (all those hackers which you
>> listed) AND it allows to write commercial stuff. 
> But after you add closed source software, the phone is not totally free 
> anymore. Don't you see the conflict there?

Aren't GTK+ and the openmoko libs under the LGPL?  According to the wiki 
openmoko supports development of commercial software.  I'm for an open 
OS, and I think that's a good place for the GPL.  That way no one 
develops a closed source version of openmoko with AT&T specific 
binaries, or whatever.  But I'm planning on running skype on my GTA02 
one day, so I don't really take the 100% open source position. 

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